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INCORPORATED AMENDMENTS
COMAR Title 09 Subtitle 12
Building and Material Codes
Effective March 25, 2019
Original document


Notice:

The Maryland Building Performance Standards incorporates by reference the 2018 IBC, 2018 IRC, 2018 IECC, and the 2012 IGCC.

The Maryland Model Performance Code incorporates by reference the 2018 IBC which is incorporated by reference in COMAR 09.12.51.04A(1), 2018 IPC, NEC 2017 (NFPA 70), 2018 IRC which is incorporated by reference in COMAR 09.12.51.04A(2), 2018 IMC, 2018 IECC which is incorporated by reference in COMAR 09.12.51.04A(3), and the 2012 IGCC.

The Maryland Model Performance Code may not be binding upon any subdivision of the State unless the subdivision adopts the Model Performance Code, by law, ordinance, or resolution of its governing body referring to the Model Performance Code.
FURTHER INFORMATION

Maryland Building Codes

The building codes of Maryland adopt the the International Building Code 2018 (IBC 2018), International Residential Code 2018 (IRC 2018), International Energy Conservation Code 2018 (IECC 2018), International Green Construction Code 2012 (IGCC 2012), International Plumbing Code 2018 (IPC 2018), International Mechanical Code 2018 (IMC 2018), International Property Maintenance Code 2012 (IPMC 2012), International Existing Building Code 2015 (IEBC 2015), NFPA 70 ‒ National Electrical Code 2017, and the Maryland Accessibility Code 2012. These codes include amendments enacted at the state level.

Maryland building codes, including the fire and residential codes

Amendments

States and cities enact critical amendments to the base codes. Maryland has made amendment to the codes. UpCodes provides the only source to view these amendments integrated into the model codes. Learn about amendments

Maryland Agencies

Division of Labor and Industry
Building Codes Administration
Website: http://www.dllr.maryland.gov/labor/build/buildadmin.shtml
1100 N. Eutaw Street, Room 606
Baltimore
MD
21201
Phone: 410-767-2227
E-mail: dldlibuildingcodes-dllr@maryland.gov